Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

From the Onion. By Terrance Turner May 2, 2022 (updated June 24, 2022) The Supreme Court has overturned the landmark 1973 case of Roe v. Wade. In a 6-3 ruling, the Court upheld a 2018 abortion ban passed by Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature and ruled that the United States Constitution does not confer the … Continue reading Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Ginni Thomas Sought To Overturn Election, Texts Show

By Terrance Turner March 24, 2022 Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, repeatedly urged White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to overturn the 2020 election in a series of text messages. That's according to copies of messages obtained by CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa and Bob … Continue reading Ginni Thomas Sought To Overturn Election, Texts Show

#RIPRBG

By Terrance Turner Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. She was 87. The cause was complications from pancreatic cancer, the Court announced. Ginsburg valiantly fought colon cancer in 1999, early-stage pancreatic cancer in 2009, lung cancer in 2018, and another bout of pancreatic cancer in 2019. Just last May, she was hospitalized for … Continue reading #RIPRBG

Supreme Court Upholds DACA in 5-4 Verdict

By Terrance Turner The Supreme Court today blocked the Trump administration's plan to end DACA, a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States as children. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court found that the administration's attempt to end DACA in 2017 was "arbitrary and capricious". The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program … Continue reading Supreme Court Upholds DACA in 5-4 Verdict

Supreme Court Rules That 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers

States in gray were states where one could be fired for being LGBT. (Photo via Fast Company.) In a shocking, landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 this morning that the 1964 Civil Rights Act (and its Title VII) protects LGBT workers from workplace discrimination. This means that it is now illegal to fire an … Continue reading Supreme Court Rules That 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers